FY 2016 State Budget Status

10/8/2015

Forty-six states began fiscal year (FY) 2016 on July 1, 2015. New York began its fiscal year on April 1, Alabama and Michigan began on October 1 and Texas began its fiscal year on September 1. Three states enacted a biennial budget during the 2014 legislative session. 

For more information on state's legislative sessions, visit NCSL's Session Calendar.

FY 2016 Budget Status Map

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Table of Enacted Budgets

State

FY 2016 Budget Enacted

Session Extended or Special Session called to Deal with the
FY 2016 Budget

Budget Not Enacted by the Start of FY 2016

Alabama (A)

X

X

 

Alaska (A)

X

X

 

Arizona (A)

X

 

 

Arkansas  (A)

X

 

 

California  (A)

X

 

 

Colorado (A)

X

 

 

Connecticut (B)

X

X

 

Delaware (A)

X

 

 

Florida (A)

X

X

 

Georgia (A)

X

 

 

Hawaii (B)

X

 

 

Idaho (A)

X

 

 

Illinois (A)

 

 

X

Indiana (B)

X

 

 

Iowa (A)

X

X

 

Kansas (A)

X

X

 

Kentucky (B)

X*

 

 

Louisiana (A)

X

 

 

Maine (B)

X

 

 

Maryland (A)

X

 

 

Massachusetts (A)

X

 

X

Michigan (A)

X

 

 

Minnesota (B)

X

X

 

Mississippi (A)

X

 

 

Missouri  (A)

X

 

 

Montana (B)

X

 

 

Nebraska (B)

X

 

 

Nevada (B)

X

 

 

New Hampshire (B)

X

X

X

New Jersey (A)

X

 

 

New Mexico (A)

X

 

 

New York (A)

X

 

 

North Carolina (B)

X

X

X

North Dakota (B)

X

 

 

Ohio (B)

X

 

 

Oklahoma (A)

X

 

 

Oregon (B)

X

 

 

Pennsylvania (A)

X

 

X

Rhode Island (A)

X

 

 

South Carolina (A)

X

X

 

South Dakota (A)

X

 

 

Tennessee (A)

X

 

 

Texas (B)

X

 

 

Utah (A)

X

 

 

Vermont (A)

X

 

 

Virginia (B)

X*

 

 

Washington (B)

X

X

 

West Virginia (A)

X

 

 

Wisconsin (B)

X

X

X

Wyoming (B)

X*

 

 

Totals

48

12

6

Key: (A) = annual budget; (B) = biennial budget; (*) biennial budget passed during 2014 legislative session. 

Source: NCSL and state legislative and executive websites.